Colfax, WI Population

Population: 1,136. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,070 (-5.8% change)
Males: 530 (46.7%), Females: 606 (53.3%)

Dunn County

Zip code: 54730

Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $31,118
Median house value: $65,700

Races in Colfax:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Norwegian (42.4%), German (35.9%), Irish (5.1%), English (4.3%), United States (3.2%), French Canadian (2.6%).

Elevation: 942 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Colfax

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colfax village

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Colfax:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Colfax:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 20 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 85 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Abbreviation: LSE)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 92 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Abbreviation: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Colfax:

  • MENOMONIE MUNICIPAL-SCORE FIELD (about 13 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Abbreviation: W11)
  • BOYCEVILLE MUNI (about 21 miles; BOYCEVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: 3T3)
  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 22 miles; CHETEK, WI; Abbreviation: Y23)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colfax:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 17 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 23 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 23 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 55 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 63 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 67 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)

Schools

Public high schools in Colfax:

  • COLFAX HI (Students: 284; Location: 601 UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ACADEMIC CENTER (Students: 12; Location: 601 UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Colfax:

  • COLFAX EL (Students: 570; Location: 601 UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: PK – 08)
  • ACADEMIC CENTER-MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1; Location: 601 UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Colfax:

  • COLFAX PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $54,551; Location: 613 MAIN ST.; 11,497 books; 530 audio materials; 563 video materials; 47 serial subscriptions)